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Capital Rodders hot rod club is based in Wellington, New Zealand. It is one of the oldest, largest and most active hot rod clubs in Wellington. With a wide variety of vehicles, from rat rods to drag cars, street or strip, old or new, budget rods to award winning hot rods, we have it all and our club members are pretty active in the rodding scene, often getting best represented club at events.

We have club meetings on the last Tuesday of every month at our club rooms, right next to the boat ramp on Onepoto Road, Porirua. Meetings start at 7.30pm, but you may find members are there earlier to check out recent runs or drags on our big screen. If you are interested in joining, come along and introduce yourself even if you are still planning on building or buying a hot rod. For more information click here.

Check out the coming events calendar, which is updated about once a month. If you are from a rod club in the lower North Island area and would like your event posted on our page then just email the details to us.

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Capital Rodders is an Incorporated club affiliated to the New Zealand Hot Rod Association

Capital Rodders runs two key events each year - the Swap Meet and the Guide Dog fun run. These are both major events on the Wellington rodding calendar, enjoyed by everyone that attends.

The Capital Rodders General Metal Recyclers annual Swap Meet and Vehicle Display is held in May. This event has established itself as one of the 'must go' swap meet events on the annual calendar, with lots of awesome cars on display, car parts stalls, auto memorabilia and many happy customers.

The Guide Dog annual mystery run is held in September with lots of fun and heaps of prizes up for grabs. We have been running this successful event since 2005. For more info see the Calendar below.



Capital Rodders Club meetings - 7.30pm on the last Tuesday of every month.

New members and visitors are all welcome to come along to a club meeting at the club rooms, Onepoto Road, Titahi Bay, Porirua.

2nd Oct Tararua Rodders Chrome & Custom Show, Levin
2nd Oct Capital Rodders Breakfast, Kaitoke- Aston Norwood
16th Oct Ladies V8 Run

5th-6th Nov Masterton Motorplex - Test & Tune MMP and Outlaw 71
6th Nov Capital Rodders Breakfast, Kaitoke - Aston Norwood
13th Nov Wheels N Deals Swapmeet, Featherston School
23-27th Nov Beach Hop, Whangamata
27th Nov Port Road Drags

10-11 Dec Masterton Motorplex - Championship MMP



2022 Guide Dog Fun Run

Thanks to everyone that turned out for the annual Capital Rodders Guide Dog Fun Run on 25 September.

It was great event.  Thanks again to all of our sponsors.

Over the years we have been running this event we have raised over $30,000 for the Blind Foundation.

 2022 Fun Run


2022 Swap Meet

The Capital Rodders General Metal Recyclers 12th annual Horsepower Display and Swap Meet was held Sunday 22 May at the Trenthan Racecourse, Upper Hutt.  

Thanks to everyone that came out and anjoyed the day.

This event is always popular with a great variety of vehicles and horsepower on display, awesome car parts stalls, auto memorabilia and many happy customers.

Enquiries to swapmeet@capital-rodders.org.nz.

Special thanks to our sponsor General Metal Recyclers.

 2022 CR Swapmeet



Members Rides





Email us by clicking the link: Email webmaster.

Please note; the clubrooms are not available for public hire.

For commitee or event enquiries please contact: Murray Hartley 0276878264 events@capital-rodders.org.nz

Send mail to:

Capital Rodders Inc.
P O Box 51-021
Wellington, 5249
New Zealand.

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